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Use this registration format if you are a project author or an owner of a site you want to nominate, or if you want to submit your application for Designer of the Year.

Everyone can apply with an unlimited number of projects in an unlimited number of categories. However, applying in more than one category and/or with more than one project is to be done separately for each of the projects and/or categories. For all registrations, an administrative fee is charged for examining the application. Upon receipt of a request for participation, the applicant receives a letter from our system with a pro forma invoice for payment of the fee; the application is considered valid after the payment of the fee within the specified time frame.

A preliminary ranking is held among all registrations. The approved ones pass into the second round and are nominated as potential winners. Each nominated project receives an entry number in the rating system, and the author will receive a notification letter at the e-mail address with which they have applied. The disqualified applications receive a notification letter at the email address from which they are submitted within 10 working days after receiving the payment, with information on the reason for the rejection. Any disqualified project may be submitted again for re-examination, for which the applicant shall pay an additional fee.

The standard fee is BGN 180.00 for the administration of the competition and information processing. The fee for re-examination after a disqualification is 50.00 BGN.

For each nomination (entry number) the participant receives a separate invitation; this allows participants with more nominated projects and / or nominees in more categories to make a bigger number of their personal guests a part of the Ceremony.

All nominees shall be included in the Ceremony’s Book, which will be distributed among all guests and representatives of the media at the event. The nominees will also receive a free copy of the luxury catalogue "Best of the Interior Design for 2017".

IMPORTANT! In order to avoid the clutter of projects at the end of the competition period and to facilitate their administration and jurying, the application fee before July 30th 2018 shall be 150.00 BGN.
The standard fee (180.00 BGN) application period is from July 31st to September 30th 2018.

The deadline for submitting last minute applications is from October 1st to 10th 2018, for a fee of 280.00 BGN.

⦿ Candidates from the 2017 Dibla Design Awards receive a 20% discount for each application submitted in 2018, i.e.: early application – 125.00 BGN; standard application – 150.00 BGN, last moment application – 230.00 BGN. For re-examination of disqualified projects the deadline is 30th September 2018 and the fee remains unchanged – 50.00 BGN.

⦿ All applications for Designer of the Year are completely free and are accepted until 30th September 2018.
The candidates for Designer of the Year should include their awards, client references, 3 completed projects and brief professional bio in Bulgarian and English in their applications.

For more information please refer to the Terms and Conditions for Participation. 

Dibla Design Awards directly contribute to the overall commercial success and public image of each of its awardees. An esteemed international jury awards only projects that represent an innovative and highly professional contribution to the Bulgarian interior design.
Learn more about the benefits for the participants in the "Why participate" drop-down menu below.

  • Awards that Embody Success

    Receiving a Dibla Design Award allows its holder to identify with it and include the received recognition in their professional presentations. An award for a public or business venue or location attests not only to its remarkable standard of service / work but also to its effort in creating a highly aesthetic, contemporary and comfortable environment and atmosphere.

  • The Awards Ceremony

    The opulent Awards Ceremony in Sofia Event Center gathers hundreds of guests from the fields of politics, business, design and media. It is one of the most important design events of the year and is a perfect networking opportunity. It also allows participants to demonstrate their level and status in the industry to their partners and customers.

  • Winners' Gallery

    All award-winning projects are published and archived in our online gallery.

  • The Best of the Interior Design for the Year

    Every year, the National Platform for Interior and Product Design Dibla summarizes the most impressive projects from the past 365 days in the luxurious catalogue "The Best of Interior Design". It also includes some of Dibla Design Award nominated projects, and a special place is dedicated to the winners in the categories, as well as to the winner of the Designer of the Year award.

  • Media Response

    Due to its luxurious character and unique nature, the Dibla Design Awards and the Awards Ceremony attract tremendous media attention. This makes the spotlight for the winners much brighter, and their scene much broader.

  • Primus inter pares

    Every year, Dibla Design Awards also distinguish "Designer of the Year". This is not just a formal title or a subjective selection, but the guild’s recognition for merit in the industry, for high professionalism, for talent and diligence. The one among the many prominent designers in Bulgaria, who is able to stand out brighter amidst his colleagues during the year, receives the deserved authority and reputation embodied in the award.